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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 311 Collections and/or Records:

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Abstract of the Valor Ecclesiasticus for Norwich diocese, temp. Henr. VIII, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.05.13
Scope and Contents

On a waste leaf at the beginning are 'This book is an abstract of the large' and 'pd 10s for it'. See also MS Dd.03.83, no. 10.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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Abstracts of sermons, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.02.01
Scope and Contents

Abstracts of five sermons: by Dr Day, on 1 Cor. xii. 12, 13; by Mr Sinewes, on Ps. i. 6; by an unidentified preacher, on Ps. ii. 2; by Dr Hill, on Matt. xx. 22; and by 'My lord archbyshop', on Rev. iii. 7 (this last unfinished).

Dates: Seventeenth century
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Account of the conversion to Roman Catholicism of the duchy of Chablais and country adjoining Geneva, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.06.29
Scope and Contents ‘The voluntarie conversion of the duchie of Chablais and cuntrie adjoininge to Geneva, together with the conversion of Peter Petite minister of Geneva unto our holy catholike apostolike and Romaine religion, effected by means of a conference holden at Thonon betweene the Capuchine fathers and the ministers of Geneva’; ‘translated out of the Frenche coppie which was withe priviledge printed at Paris by Denis Binet in ye yeare of or lorde God 1599’; begins ‘Albeit the eie of humane...
Dates: Seventeenth century
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"AHP: For Lucy", 1888-08-25 - 1991-09-26

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 9/4/6/12
Scope and Contents Bundle of papers and a selection of annotated original documents on AHP collected by Anthony Pollen for his niece Lucy Jebb, possibly connected with her research for the potential biography of AHP. The file contains valuable biographical material on AHP and is comprised of: a Pollen family tree; signed menu card for Maud Pollen's engagement dinner at the Savoy Hotel, 2 April 1898; signed menu card for a 'Dinner to Sir Alfred Milner, K.C.B., Governor of the Cape Colony' at the Savoy Hotel, 23...
Dates: 1888-08-25 - 1991-09-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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An advertisement touchinge the controversies of the Church of England, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ee.04.09
Scope and Contents

Begins 'It is but ignorance if any man finde it ...'.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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An essay of God's goodnes …, 10 November 1705

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.04.43
Scope and Contents

An essay of God's goodnes and justis with respects to mankind in oposetion to the doctrine of the super- and sub-lapsarians', by 'L. D. M.' The title is repeated on the second folio with the substitution of 'predestination' for 'super- and sublapsarians'.

Dates: 10 November 1705
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Augustine on the unity of the Church, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.06.42
Scope and Contents

A booke or epistle of Sct. Aur. Augustine, bishop of Hippo, against an epistle of Petilian, bishop of Constatntine, concerning the unity of the Church: translated into English', beginning 'Augustine bishop to the brethren belonginge to the charge of our ministerie ...'; the manuscript was apparently written out for the press.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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Biblical abstract, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.59
Scope and Contents

An abstract of the contents of the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha.

Dates: Seventeenth century
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Bishop William Bedell's Irish bible, 1682

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.09.07
Scope and Contents The second volume of the original of William Bedell's Irish bible, from Isaiah to the end of the apocrypha. On the title page is written 'Chronicon sacrum. Biblia sacra'; on the first page is the title 'Leabar an Faigh Isaiah'; then follows a summary of the contents of the chapter and then begins 'Fis Isaiah mic Amos ...'. Afterwards come the prophets in order, to Malachi; then Esdras (ii.), Judith, Wisdom, Ecclesiasticus, Baruch, Song of the three children, Susanna, Bel and the dragon,...
Dates: 1682
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Book of Psalms

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6181
Scope and Contents

Book of Psalms in shorthand, with a note at the front identifying the owner as John Chantlor.

Dates: 1670 (Circa)
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Cambridge University Prayer Union: Minute Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6761
Scope and Contents

Minute book, written in various hands, 199 folios. Attached to a flyleaf at the beginning is a letter from S.R. Smith to A.F. Scholfield, University Librarian, 10 October 1934.

Dates: 1891-1934
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Casus conscientiæ dictati a reverendo patre Jacobo Himmioben excepti a M. Joanne Weickardt, 1630

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.01.06
Scope and Contents

Begins 'Prolegomena in decem præcepta. Cum decalogi a Deo facta promulgatio ...'. After ff. 352 and 365 are tables of kindred and affinity, in Latin and German.

Dates: 1630
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Catalogue of Pamphlets regarding the French Wars of Religion

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6672
Scope and Contents

Consists of slips numbered 1-44 and pasted into the volume, 36 folios. The slips are preceded by a letter from Tilley to the Librarian, A.F. Scholfield, 19 April 1933.

Dates: 1933 (Circa)
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Catalogue of the nobility of England and collection of miscellaneous documents of the sixteenth century, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ms Ee.02.12
Scope and Contents 1. A Catalogue of the nobility of England in the XVIth century, shewing what persons have previously borne each title2. 'The Names of the Lords Presidents of the Marches of Wales as they are written in the chappel at Ludlow'3. Pedigree of the Earls of Arundel4. 'The content of the Gawginge Rodde', a.d. 15485. 'The booke of my Lord Mayres Feaste kept in the Guyldehall in the tyme of the Right Worshipfull Maister Willm. Roche Mayre of the cittie of London', 32 Hen. VIII....
Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Charge against Thomas Watson, Late seventeenth or early eighteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.12.40
Scope and Contents

Short minutes of the charge brought against Watson bishop of St Davids'. Many leaves at the beginning have been cut out. At the end is a list of books lent by the possessor of the manuscript to various persons, including Richard Bentley.

Dates: Late seventeenth or early eighteenth century
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Christianismi restitutio, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ii.01.09-MS Ii.01.11
Scope and Contents Michaelis Serveti ‘Christianismi restitutio’; begins ‘Qui nobis hic ponitur scopus ...’. The contents of the treatise are given on p. 2: (1) ‘De trinitate divina quod in ea non sit invisibilium trium rerum illusio, sed vera substantiæ dei manifestatio in verbo et communicatio in spiritu libri septem’; (2) ‘De fide et justitia regni Christi legis justitiam superantis et de charitate libri tres’; (3) ‘De regeneratione et manducatione superna et de regno antichristi libri quatuor’; (4)...
Dates: Seventeenth century
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Collectanea from early Christian writers, 1550

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ms Ee.02.08
Scope and Contents

'Collectanea ex libris Origenis, Adamantii, Athanasii et Epiphanii, una cum locis communibus ex iisdem authoribus collectis'. It is in three parts, each part regularly paged and furnished with an index, and there is also an 'Index locorum communium' to the whole. From a dedicatory epistle it appears that the compilation was made at Lambeth by Peter Alexander, for the use of archbishop Cranmer.

Dates: 1550
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Collection of biblical passages, Eighteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.05.01
Scope and Contents Synopsis celeberrimi illius codicis cabbalistici qui vulgo dicitur Liber Sohar per novendecim titulos generales distributa. Auctore R. Iisascher F. Naphtali sacerdote'. This is a collection of remarkable passages from the Bible, or references to them, classed under nineteen headings. The passages under each heading are arranged according to the books of Moses, from the commentaries to which the passages are extracted. The intention of the compiler seems to have been the illustration of the...
Dates: Eighteenth century
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Collection of extracts, 1581

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.15.11
Scope and Contents

Encheiridion ex sanctissimorum probatissimorumque virorum ac Catholicorum patrum scriptis et sententiis collectum et scriptum, anno 1581'.

Dates: 1581
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Collection of miscellaneous theological and historical documents, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gg.01.29
Scope and Contents In two parts. Items in part I are chiefly by John Overall while Regius Professor of divinity at the university of Cambridge.Part I: (1) Titles of ‘Quæstiones comitiis magistr. disputandæ, and a chapter ‘Of faythe towarde God’, divided into 22 heads, and all crossed through with a pen; (2) ‘An Henoch et Elias sint in Cælo?’; (3) ‘De quinque articulis in Belgio controversis’, followed by the ‘Sententia ecclesiæ Anglicanæ on these points’; (4) a letter of King James I, in Latin, to...
Dates: Early seventeenth century
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Collection of prayers and devotional writings, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.06.25
Scope and Contents

Prayers, meditations, and ejaculations, and of the sacraments'; begins 'A morning prayer for grace. O most gracious God from whome …'. With a table of contents.

Dates: Seventeenth century
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Collection of religious, political and literary writings, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.05.14
Scope and Contents (1) ‘A miscellany of sundry matters’; some of these are poems in Latin and English by Herbert Westfaling, afterwards bishop of Hereford; others bear the initials ‘W. M.’ [William More?]; another bears the title ‘Mathewe Rogers to his children’; (2) a discourse on the Lord’s supper, in ten ‘sayinges’, dedicated to the protector Edward duke of Somerset, beginning (after the dedication) ‘Christ is in the holye supper ...’; (3) ‘The saynge of doctor Ridleye uppon the sacrament of the bodye and...
Dates: Late sixteenth century
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Collection of small tracts, Late sixteenth and/or seventeenth centuries

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.14.25
Scope and Contents (1) (a) ‘The memorial of Sr Thomas Fairfax general of the parliament army, written by himself’; it is headed ‘A short memoriall of some things to be cleared during my command in the army’, (b) Sir Thomas Fairfax, ‘A short memoriall of the northerne actions during the war there from the yeare 1642 till 1644’; (2) ‘Nicolai Carri Novocastrensis Angli Græcæ linguæ in academia Cantabrigiensi professoris regii de scriptorum Britannicorum paucitate et studiorum impedimentis oratio’, according to...
Dates: Late sixteenth and/or seventeenth centuries
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Collection of theological tracts, Seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Ff.05.25
Scope and Contents (1) ‘Certaine considerations touching the better pacification and edification of the Church of England. Dedicated to his most excellent majestie’, beginning ‘The unity of your Church ...’; on f. 1 are two notes in a later hand, ‘Bye F. B. but the name not added to the tract’ and ‘London; printed by T. P. for Henrye Tomes. An. 1604’; (2) ‘Rogerus Fentown de Æquivocatione’, beginning (after a dedication ‘Francisco Bacon mileti solicitatori regio generali’) ‘Differunt notio sive conceptus ...’;...
Dates: Seventeenth century
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Collection of tracts, Early seventeenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.06.08
Scope and Contents (1) 'Of Robert Earl of Essex and George Villiers Duke of Buckingham, some observations by waie of parallell in the time of theire estates of favour, by H. W.' (Sir Henry Wotton); (2) 'The articles laid downe in libell by the Ladie Frances Howard against Robert Earle of Essex and his answeares thereunto'; the articles and answers are given alternately (see also MS Dd.12.36 no. 1); (3) 'My lord Archbuishope of Canterburye his opinion declared to the Kinges Majestie by letters date Julii 5,...
Dates: Early seventeenth century
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